Frans Muller, CEO of Delhaize. (Photo Credit: Delhaize)
Belgian retailer chain Delhaize Group and the Dutch group Royal Ahold N.V. have announced they joined their businesses through a merger to create a stronger and more innovative retail leader for their customers, associates and shareholders worldwide. This merger will originate the fourth largest supermarket chain in Europe and the fifth in the United States.
"This is a true merger of equals, combining two highly complementary businesses to create a world-leading food retailer. The transaction delivers a compelling value proposition for our shareholders, a superior offering for our customers and attractive opportunities for our associates," pointed out Jan Hommen, Chairman of Ahold, and Mats Jansson, Ch...
High-stakes herring fishery gamble Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is gambling with a public resource when it comes to herring fishery management. Herring populations are so important yet so variable that managing them in a conventional wa...
Tuna fishing season in the Pacific Ocean began Mexico
The National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (CONAPESCA) announced that on Monday, January 20, the tuna fishing season began with purse-seine vessels in the Pacific Ocean.
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